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FIFA confirms abandoned World Cup qualifier between Brazil, Argentina will be replayed
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FIFA confirms abandoned World Cup qualifier between Brazil, Argentina will be replayed

The World Cup qualifier between the two South American giants that was originally supposed to take place at Sao Paulo on 5 September was abandoned after Brazilian health officials stormed into the pitch seven minutes into the game

Brazil, Argentina to play a friendly in Australia ahead of FIFA World Cup in Qatar
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Brazil, Argentina to play a friendly in Australia ahead of FIFA World Cup in Qatar

Both teams have qualified for the World Cup in Qatar, and the suspended match has not been replayed.

Brazilian football icon Pele returns to hospital for colon cancer treatment; 'good and stable' say medical staff
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Brazilian football icon Pele returns to hospital for colon cancer treatment; 'good and stable' say medical staff

The clinical condition of Edson Arantes do Nascimento is "good and stable, and he should be discharged from hospital in the next few days," the Albert Einstein Hospital said Tuesday in a statement.

Not just Viagra pills for its troops, Brazil military also bought 60 penis implants, claims lawmaker
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Not just Viagra pills for its troops, Brazil military also bought 60 penis implants, claims lawmaker

Congressman Eliaz Vaz, who also exposed the Viagra spending, said the defence ministry had bought 60 'inflatable silicone penile' implants at a cost of between 50,000 and 60,000 reais each, for three different military hospitals

Russian finance minister urges BRICS to band together to mitigate economic crisis
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Russian finance minister urges BRICS to band together to mitigate economic crisis

Anatoly Siluanov blamed economic sanctions on Russia for ‘destroying the foundation of the existing international monetary and financial system based on the US dollar’ and urged BRICS to rely more on their national currencies in foreign trade

Watch | Man from Brazil creates world record by crossing slackline barefoot; see jaw-dropping video
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Watch | Man from Brazil creates world record by crossing slackline barefoot; see jaw-dropping video

Identified as Rafael Zugno Bridi, the man is a slackline enthusiast, who accomplished his recent feat barefoot.

More and more difficult for Vladimir Putin to fund Ukrainian war every single day, says White House
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More and more difficult for Vladimir Putin to fund Ukrainian war every single day, says White House

The White House said that the US is working to rally the world and taking steps to hold Russia accountable.

Torrential downpours trigger flash floods in Brazil; at least 14 people killed, five missing
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Torrential downpours trigger flash floods in Brazil; at least 14 people killed, five missing

Two days of heavy rain have battered a broad swathe of the southeastern state's Atlantic coast, the latest in a series of deadly storms in Brazil that experts say are being aggravated by climate change

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Ecuador, Uruguay qualify for mega event in Qatar, with help from Brazil
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Ecuador, Uruguay qualify for mega event in Qatar, with help from Brazil

Nineteen teams have now qualified for the World Cup in Qatar later this year, with 13 spots still available.

Joy Mukherjee Literally Ate To Death
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Joy Mukherjee Literally Ate To Death

Subhash K Jha remembers late Bollywood actor Joy Mukherjee on his tenth death anniversary

Man chased by bear while snowboarding in French Alps, watch viral video here
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Man chased by bear while snowboarding in French Alps, watch viral video here

During a recent holiday, a gigantic bear chased Alok Petrillo. He, however, realised it later after watching a video of him snowboarding

Despair, solidarity on display in Brazil as toll from floods and landslides rises to 104
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Despair, solidarity on display in Brazil as toll from floods and landslides rises to 104

Streets were turned into torrential rivers and houses were swept away when heavy storms dumped a month's worth of rain in three hours on the scenic tourist town in the hills north of Rio de Janeiro

How Russia is quietly courting Latin America in the middle of Ukraine crisis
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How Russia is quietly courting Latin America in the middle of Ukraine crisis

The recent Latin American diplomacy is a reminder that to Putin, a broader goal is paramount in his foreign policy: to return Russia to the status of a great power capable of challenging the United States

Palmeiras fan shot dead in Brazil after Club World Cup final
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Palmeiras fan shot dead in Brazil after Club World Cup final

Many Palmeiras fans traditionally watch the team's away matches in the surroundings of the club's stadium.

How homophobia made number 24 taboo in Brazilian football
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How homophobia made number 24 taboo in Brazilian football

In the Brazilian men's first division, just four of the 20 teams currently have number 24s. Three are young players on their first professional contracts.

India becomes third country in world to record five lakh COVID-19 deaths
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India becomes third country in world to record five lakh COVID-19 deaths

According to the Worldometers, the US has the highest number of fatalities with over 9.2 lakh deaths followed by Brazil with over 6.3 lakh deaths

Jair Bolsonaro: Dubbed 'Trump of Tropics', Brazil's polarising far-right president
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Jair Bolsonaro: Dubbed 'Trump of Tropics', Brazil's polarising far-right president

The aura of invincibility around the far-right leader has faded as he enters the last year of his term with his popularity at an all-time low, the economy in recession and Brazil hit by one of the world's worst COVID-19 outbreaks.

Dams burst in northeastern Brazil as authorities issue warnings of flash floods; Here's what happened
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Dams burst in northeastern Brazil as authorities issue warnings of flash floods; Here's what happened

The toll from heavy rain and flooding that has plagued the northeastern Brazilian state of Bahia since November rose to 20 on Monday, amid incessant torrents that have displaced almost 63,000 people, authorities said.

Man from Brazil flies helicopter made from scrapped cars; watch viral clip here
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Man from Brazil flies helicopter made from scrapped cars; watch viral clip here

As per earlier reports, it was believed that the chopper in the viral video was built by Genesis Gomes, who had a parked aircraft outside his residence. The passionate aviator always wanted to ride a helicopter and decided to build his own for that purpose

India midfielder Manisha Kalyan opens up on enduring criticism for ‘playing with boys’, says naysayers now her admirers
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India midfielder Manisha Kalyan opens up on enduring criticism for ‘playing with boys’, says naysayers now her admirers

Manisha scored India's lone goal in the 1-6 defeat against former World Cup runners-up Brazil in the four-nation tournament in Manaus